Jun 3, 2021; Miami Beach, Florida, USA; Professional MMA fighter Tyron Woodley and YouTube star Jake Paul face off in front of Bar Stool Sports founder Dave Portnoy at World Famous 5th St. Gym. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Jake Paul is favored in this surprise sequel bout versus the former UFC champion
Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 is slated for December 18th, 2021 in Tampa, Florida
Check out the opening Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 odds, analysis, and predictions below
Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley 2 takes place on December 18th, 2021 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The former is the favorite over the latter after opening Paul vs Woodley 2 odds were released.
The Showtime boxing pay-per-view attraction is stoking the fires of oddsmakers who have already crafted a line for this one. Let’s take a look at the opening Paul vs Woodley 2 odds as we analyze the upcoming fight.
Paul vs Woodley 2 Odds
Odds as of December 7th at Bet MGM
As far as what happened with Tommy Fury (who was initially supposed to fight Paul), his team put out a statement saying that he is dealing with a broken rib as well as a chest infection.
Now twelve days out from fight night, The Problem Child will redirect his focus from the Love Island star/professional boxer. Now he gets the chance to close the book on a rivalry with a familiar foe.
Paul Favored in Opening Boxing Odds
Jake Paul is now 4-0 as a professional boxer with three knockouts. The Youtube star’s last fight against Woodley in August was his lone boxing bout to go the distance.
This rematch is an eight-rounder at 192 pounds. The fact these two got this cruiserweight contest together in this succinct timeline showcases the gamesmanship as well as the pugilistic preparedness of both boxers.
Tommy Fury has pulled out of the fight due to a “medical condition” and Tyron Woodley is stepping in for December 18th for the official rematch. pic.twitter.com/t1OFVQQBBt
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) December 6, 2021
Following the split decision verdict in their initial bout, Paul seems focused on emphatically putting a stamp on things this time out versus Woodley.
Pointedly saying that he didn’t knock out the former UFC welterweight champion the first time out. Jake Paul wants to exit the calendar year being able to say he has stopped every opponent he has faced.
Paul vs Woodley 2 Odds Movement
Tyron Woodley has an enormous redemptive opportunity here. The Chosen One has been calling for a rematch since the first fight ended, and the two pugilists were still in the ring doing post-fight interviews.
Tattoo bets, social media bantering, and all sorts of chicanery took place in the fallout of the first Paul versus Woodley fight.
It seemed like Jake Paul had very much moved on from the Tyron Woodley saga. But a lot of timely circumstances have led to these two pugilists running it back one more time in 2021.
In terms of Paul vs Woodley 2 odds movement closer to the fight, I think we’ll see a bit of underdog money coming in on Tyron Woodley.
Woodley has been steadily training since the last Paul bout. With reports abounding surrounding the notion of a Dan Hardy fight being on the horizon for Tyron Woodley in 2022.
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One can infer that Woodley will be even more prepared for a pro boxing effort and more comfortable under Queensberry rules heading into his sophomore boxing bout.
Also, the biggest moment of the fight was assuredly Woodley knocking Paul back into the ropes (in what should have been ruled a knockdown). While Paul had the advantage in terms of volume and staying busy throughout the overall contest which ultimately need him the win.